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04/18/14

Date set for shareholder vote on Signet-Zale deal

Zale Corp. announced late Thursday that its shareholders will vote on the company’s proposed acquisition by Signet Jewelers Ltd. at a special meeting scheduled for May 29. 

04/17/14

When it comes to reputation, Rolex takes the crown

Consumers rank Rolex as one of the most reputable companies in the world, placing it alongside brands such as Disney, Google and BMW, one institute’s recent study shows. 

04/16/14

Kohl’s aims to harness the power of ‘Yes’

Department store chain Kohl’s is embracing the philosophy of saying “yes” with a new brand campaign that launched this month. 

04/14/14

Harry Winston donates $1M to hospital

Harry Winston Inc. has made a $1 million gift to the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute to create the Harry Winston Fellowship Fund. 

04/14/14

Sterling loses bid to protect its ‘Hearts Desire’

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has shot down Sterling Jewelers’ objection to the registration of a trademark the retailer claimed could cause confusion with “Hearts Desire,” a line of ideal-cut diamonds sold at Jared.  

04/14/14

Appointments: Tiffany’s general counsel retires

Patrick Dorsey, who has been the general counsel and secretary at Tiffany & Co. for the past 29 years, is retiring. His last day will be May 22. 

04/11/14

Michael Hill’s US comps up, opens 2 more stores

Same-store sales at Michael Hill’s U.S. locations rose 3 percent in the nine-month period ended March 31, the Australian retailer recently reported.

04/10/14

First quarter sales climb for LVMH

Sales in the United States were strong in the first quarter for LVMH, with the luxury goods conglomerate’s company-owned watch and jewelry boutiques performing particularly well. 

04/09/14

Loehmann’s coming back, but just online

Defunct discount chain Loehmann’s is slated to return to the retail scene next month but as an e-tailer only. 

04/08/14

Kay giving customers chance to tour Argyle mine

Kay Jewelers has launched a contest that gives customers the chance to win prizes from its “Shades of Wonder” colored diamond collection and a trip to Australia that would include a tour of the Argyle diamond mine.